Michael received his J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law. While in law school, Michael interned at the Center for Children’s Advocacy where he advocated on behalf of children and families in the child welfare system. Previously, Michael was a law clerk at the U.S. Department of Justice and at the Law Offices of Oakley & Chizinski, LLC, where he worked on issues pertaining to juvenile rights, parents’ right, child custody, and other family matters. Michael received his undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Connecticut.